01-26-16 Puna robbery

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Puna District
Captain Samuel Jelsma
Phone: 965-2716
Report No. C16002728

 

Media Release

Hawaiʻi Island police are investigating a robbery Tuesday morning (January 26) in the Hawaiian Paradise Park subdivision in Puna.

Sometime between 8:45 a.m. and 9 a.m., a 30-year-old woman was checking her mailbox on Paradise Drive near the intersection of 21st Avenue when she was confronted by a man with a knife who demanded money.

The suspect fled into the bushes after removing cash from the victim’s wallet.

He is described as in his mid-20s, between 5-foot-6 and five-foot 8, with short brown hair and a tan complexion. He was wearing a grey or white tank top and black shorts.

Police ask anyone with information about this case to call the Police Department’s non-emergency line at 935-3311.

Tipsters who prefer to remain anonymous may call the islandwide Crime Stoppers number at 961-8300 and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. Crime Stoppers is a volunteer program run by ordinary citizens who want to keep their community safe. Crime Stoppers doesn’t record calls or subscribe to caller ID. Crime Stoppers information is kept confidential.


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